Guest post: Reflecting on the National Gathering for Women of Colour in Scotland
Nov 6, 2023
Critically minded? The problem of diversity in film criticism
Sep 6, 2023
Digital abuse against feminist scholars: a case study
Aug 23, 2023
GUEST POST: Do we need diversity quotas in film?
Aug 9, 2023
GUEST POST: Digital safety and women in politics
Jun 20, 2023: Yoke Baeyens explores abuse online in the UK and beyond – with a focus on the experiences of women politicians.
Cost of Living Crisis: How are rising costs affecting women in the arts?
Apr 4, 2023
GUEST POST: What role does theatre have to play in the movement for gender equality?
Jul 20, 2022: Caitlin Skinner is Artistic Director and CEO of Stellar Quines, an intersectional feminist theatre company based in Scotland. Here she writes about what needs to change in the theatre industry.
GUEST POST: “Warning” versus “claiming”: the subtle misogyny in media discourse
May 25, 2022
GUEST POST: Who says what? A breakdown of gender bias in news topics and reporting
May 19, 2022
Has it happened to you?
May 17, 2022
GUEST POST: Precedented inequalities in unprecedented times
Apr 22, 2022
When Words Fail: The Way Institutions Talk about Sarah Everard Matters
Oct 1, 2021
#PasstheMic - where are the women of colour in Scottish election news?
Jul 27, 2021: This blog presents some initial findings from part 2 of our Pass the Mic research.
#PasstheMic - Part 2 of our Media Monitoring Study
Jul 27, 2021: Part 2 of our Pass the Mic media monitoring study focused on Scottish news media over nine days from Saturday 1st May to Sunday 9th May 2021 and included television, newspapers, web news and twitter
New survey for women in Scottish Arts, Culture and Media
Jun 1, 2021: Tell us about your experiences of working in the arts, culture and media sectors in Scotland, to help improve women's equality.
#Passthemic - women of colour in stories about Scotland
Apr 27, 2021: In depth findings from the first period of #PasstheMic media monitoring, looking at where women of colour appear in stories in and about Scotland
#PasstheMic - Where was Diwali in Scottish news?
Mar 31, 2021: How did media monitoring over the Festival of Lights impact on representation of women of colour in Scotland? Spoilers: not much.
Gender inequality and the Scottish Press Awards
Mar 18, 2021: New report asks 'where are the women?' at the Scottish Press Awards
#PasstheMic - where are the women of colour in Scottish news?
Mar 15, 2021
#PasstheMic - a week in Scotland's news
Mar 15, 2021
#PasstheMic - researching women of colour in Scottish news
Mar 15, 2021
Seeking researcher on marginalised women's experiences of Scottish media
Feb 5, 2021: Gender Equal Media Scotland, in collaboration with Engender, are commissioning a small-scale research project examining gender inequality in Scottish media
Where things stand for women in the Scottish media in December 2020
Dec 21, 2020: During November and December of 2020, Women in Journalism Scotland ran an online survey, collecting 92 responses from women working in media from right across Scotland.
Media Mindful: putting a stop to sexism in the media.
Oct 6, 2020: This week, Girlguiding Scotland have launched their Media Mindful Challenge Pack and Gender Equal Media Scotland is delighted to host this blog from 15 year old Catriona Manders explaining why it's so important to challenge media sexism and stereotyping.
Survivors on and in the media
Aug 17, 2020: Last month, we launched a Gender Equal Media podcast reflecting on our guidelines on responsible reporting of sexual assault trials in light of the coverage of Alex Salmond’s criminal trial.
PODCAST: responsible reporting of sexual assault trials
Jul 17, 2020
One week left to apply to work with us!
Jun 29, 2020
Feminists never buy the Sun (with apols to Billy Bragg*)
Jun 19, 2020
Is a healthy social media possible? Keeping a positive mind-set about our bodies online and offline
May 7, 2020
From incidental to essential: Where is women’s pleasure in the sex we see on screen?
May 1, 2020
Still a Man’s Game? Monitoring the Scottish Sports Media
Apr 16, 2020
Gender Representation in the Media
Mar 22, 2020
Harpies and Quines and feminist magazines in Scotland
Feb 28, 2020
How to report sexual assault trials responsibly
Feb 28, 2020
Be Bold. Be Kind. Be Feminist: 'Scotland's Feminist Future'
Feb 18, 2020
Body Image and Social Media
Feb 17, 2020
Of Monsters and Bombshells, part three: “Real” victims don’t speak (out)
Feb 7, 2020
Of Monsters and Bombshells, part two: Good guys and punchlines
Feb 6, 2020
Of Monsters and Bombshells: A blog in three parts
Feb 5, 2020
Political Masculinities in the Brexit Debate
Jan 31, 2020
Free Online Course - Gender Representation and the Media
Dec 17, 2019
#MeToo and the work of ending men’s violence against women
Dec 10, 2019
Pass the Mic: Women of Colour Commentators in Scotland
Oct 18, 2019
The backlash against #MeToo in online humour
Oct 4, 2019
Told and Untold Stories
Sep 29, 2019
The Importance of a (Man’s) Name: Remembering the Blasey Ford - Kavanaugh hearing
Sep 25, 2019
How transformational was the Women’s World Cup for Scotland?
Aug 29, 2019
Edinburgh Fringe: Feminist Guide
Aug 13, 2019
How to Win at Gender-Equal Sports Reporting in 5 Easy Steps!
Jun 7, 2019
Write To End Violence Against Women Awards
Jun 4, 2019
SSJA SHORTLIST: Period Poverty Success Stories
May 29, 2019
Scotland’s biggest challenge this World Cup might be the Scottish media
May 28, 2019
SSJA SHORTLIST: Underwear or Evidence
May 28, 2019
SSJA SHORTLIST: Tweet Promoting FGM Faces Furious Backlash
May 20, 2019
SSJA SHORTLIST - The Perfect Victim
May 18, 2019
SSJA SHORTLIST - Category Is Books: The queer bookshop helping Glasgow's LGBTQ community
May 15, 2019
Violence Unseen: Thoughts from the Panel
May 9, 2019
The News As It Should Be
May 7, 2019
The Illusion of Inclusion: Final thoughts on the media analysis of women in Brexit news
May 2, 2019
It’s All About That Bass: Women’s voices on radio
Apr 25, 2019
It's Time to Pass the Mic
Apr 22, 2019
From Guilt Trips to Cat Fights: Gender stereotypes in Brexit news
Apr 18, 2019
Where Are The Women? Media analysis of gender representation in Brexit news
Apr 11, 2019
The Role of the Media in the Tackling Men’s Violence against Women
Mar 7, 2019
CONFIRMATION: reflections on the intersection between race and gender in public life
Dec 1, 2018
PODCAST: Day 1 of Gendered Representations in Scottish News
Nov 13, 2018
Women in Journalism Scotland survey reveals a third of woman working in the Scottish media saying they have been sexually harassed
Jun 14, 2018
New Handle with Care guide for journalists launched
Jun 5, 2018
The legacy of the Centre for Gender Equal Media
Jun 5, 2018
Spotlight on Scottish Media: who makes the news?
May 2, 2018
Spotlight on Scottish Media: why are we still blaming the victim?
Apr 13, 2018
Spotlight on Scottish Media: language matters
Mar 30, 2018
Spotlight on Scottish Media: what's the story?
Mar 20, 2018
Why There Aren’t Always Two Sides to Every Story
Oct 24, 2017: Here at Engender we receive frequent requests to go on the radio, TV or in front of a live audience to ‘debate’ feminist issues. To partake in a debate which shouldn’t ever be a debate in the first place is a far more dangerous failure.
Five reasons that media coverage of the pay gap is so bad (and why we think we should do better)
Aug 24, 2016: Why are we not having a grand conversation about women and work?
Sexism in advertising, what can we do?
May 13, 2016: Advertising agencies (and the media) dictate our perceptions of beauty; creating unobtainable standards and enabling the fashion and beauty industry to capitalise on our insecurities. Is there anything we can do to stop these damaging portrayals of women?
Gender Matters in Media and Culture
Feb 16, 2016
Women, Westminster, and the media
May 5, 2015
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